10 Crazy Things You Never Knew About Ice Hockey

There are several different types of hockey, and all of them have been present for a long long time, usually thousands of years. It is actually thought that hockey was one of the first sports invented by humans and was introduced before the written language. One of the most aggressive and also followed versions of hockey is the ice hockey. It is played everywhere around the world, but most popular in northern North America (specifically Canada and the northern United States) and northern Europe. Here’s the ten amazing facts about hockey that will blow your mind.

The Cold War

The cold war actually never ended, it just moved to the ice. The two biggest forces in ice hockey are Russia and the US and they are still battling it out.


However, the greatest of them all is Canada which was, at some point in history, so powerful they left the competition to give other teams a chance.